1. HP Sprocket 2-in-1, $239.
For The Shutterbug
When it comes to family reunions, don’t let each precious moment slip out of sight. This compact and portable photo printer is also an instant camera that lets her snap and print pictures on-the-go, so she can instantly share special memories in a tangible way. What’s even more special is that it embeds augmented reality (AR) technology into every print, so she can scan it via the Sprocket app and watch her snapshots come to life! Available at leading electronic stores.
2. T2 Tea Treasures of the East, $35.
For The Tea Lover
No chinese meal is complete without a cup of hot chinese tea. Encased in attractive and auspicious red and gold hues, this limited edition Lunar New Year gift set consists of a trio of Chinese flavours: Grand Yunnan black tea, China Jasmine green tea and Ti Kuan Yin oolong tea. Available at T2 stores.
3. Hysses Good Luck Charm, from $44.90.
For The Zen Queen
Help her usher in a calm and serene new year with this clever alternative to a candle. Each handcrafted clay diffuser is unique and can be hung in many places to infuse a delicate fragrance into the air, such as cars, enclosed spaces with good air circulation, on walls, doors and windows. It’s great for those who love aromatherapy but may not want to risk an exposed flame. Available at Hysses.
4. Bosch Athlet Zoo'o ProAnimal Handstick Vacuum Cleaner, $499 (UP $799).
For The Pet Owner
This isn’t just your run-of-the-mill cordless handstick vacuum cleaner. Apart from being convenient and lightweight, the Zoo’o ProAnimal BCH6ZOOO features a nozzle specially designed to pick up pet hair, so her rooms can be kept fur-free. Perfect for the Year of The Dog! It comes with various accessories for more versatile cleaning too. Promotion while stocks last. Available at leading electronic stores.
5. Maruzen 16-inch Serving Plate, from $33.60 (UP from $48).
For The Hostess
For the one who loves to entertain at home, this large serving plate is perfect for plating up yummy treats, or simply used as a decorative ornament thanks to its intricate print design. The majestic peacock in the centre symbolises dignity and beauty. It’s also available in two other designs, and can be found at Robinsons The Heeren, Raffles City and Jem.
6. kikki.K Leather Pouch, $74.90.
For The Fashionista
This handy golden leather pouch is ideal for storing all her visiting essentials and angbaos as she goes from house to house, and can easily match with a variety of outfits. Add a personal touch by monogramming their name or initial on it, which can be easily done at kikki.K. Available at kikki.K stores and online at kikki-k.com.
7. Godiva Truffle Tin Box, $34.
For The Young Ones
Delight and indulge your little nieces and nephews and win the title of Best Aunt with this adorably decorated and colourful tin box that’s filled with decadent truffle chocolates from Godiva. Each tin contains 10 pieces, and they’re available at Bugis Junction, ION Orchard, Jurong Point, Raffles City, Suntec City, Takashimaya, VivoCity and Westgate.
8. Shanghai Tang Forbidden Garden Lacquer Jewellery Box, $489.
For The Jewellery Collector
Keep her expensive jewellery collection safe in this exquisitely crafted box hand-painted with high quality lacquer and lined with fine microfibre fabric. Its beautiful and mysterious garden design will surely make a gorgeous addition to her vanity table. Available at Shanghai Tang.
9. Scene Shang BLISS 福 Greeting Card, $5.90.
For The Distant Relative
Not seeing some relatives this year? Instead of a text, why not send them a card filled with handwritten well wishes that they can keep and even display? This beautiful modern design features an original illustration of birds flying through a bamboo forest, with the chinese character “Bliss” printed in chic gold foil. Available at Scene Shang and Naiise.